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The majority of deaths from choking and suffocation occur in the first year of life.[Ref:43]
Cutting food into small pieces is usually helpful, but sometimes a toddler, with multiple pieces of food in his/her mouth, will cry then gasp for air. In this case, 9 small pieces of bacon needed to be removed. Their distribution within the trachea and main bronchi is depicted schematically.